Hardware Build and Installation Engineer - COTS

Hardware Build and Installation Engineer - COTS

  • COTS; Hardware Build; Hardware Installation; Technical support

  • Defence; Maritime; Royal Navy

  • New Malden

  • £48,000 - £58,000 + excellent benefits

Would you like to play a key role in the design and development based on COTS technology? We currently have a vacancy for a Hardware Build and Installation Engineer at our site in New Malden.

As a Hardware Build and Installation Engineer, you will be covering a number of facets including design of SI (share infrastructure) Systems, testing and issue resolution.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to see the design and development of a system through to deployment on board the Royal Navy platform. This role also gives you the ability to work on multiple projects and be a part of the project across the whole engineering lifecycle.

Your main responsibilities as a Hardware Build and Installation Engineer will involve:

  • Producing documentation to capture hardware design aspects

  • Creating Procurement Specs for the purchase of COTS items in line with system design

  • Undertaking installation of hardware at land-based sites and on ships

  • Supporting EMC, shock and vibration trials

  • Providing technical support for new bids and undertakings

  • Resolving technical design issues as they arise

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills:

  • Experience with COTS hardware - e.g. blade and server technology, network switches, cabinets etc.

  • Experience in formally capturing hardware design e.g. documentation, Visio diagrams etc.

  • Experience in building and setting to work COTS hardware systems

  • Experience of putting together test schedules and installation documents

Desirable skills:

  • Experience of working as part of large team on a delivery project

  • Experience of working on defence contracts and knowledge on what is takes to get hardware/systems on board ship

  • Experience of EMC, shock and vibration testing

  • CAD experience

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.